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I am using a Rosie metal baritone mouthpiece with a Selmer 404 ligature But have trouble finding a fitting mouthpiece-cap. It should fit well (not fall off) and ideally help to keep the reed moist. All of my caps are earthier to big or to short. Do you have any suggestions?
 

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On my Rosie bari piece I use a cloth ligature which came with its own cap. It's made by BG (Franck Bichon). Its part number is LF J9; it was supplied along with the mouthpiece by the mouthpiece maker. It's in fact a slim tenor ligature, so if you want to find just a cap which fits your current ligature check among the tenor ones.
 

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The important part about a cap is the ligature. You cant use a cap for a Rovner-type lig because the opening is too wide to grasp the ligature and be secure. You'll have to find a cap for a metal baritone piece with regular ligature. Probably a Yanagisawa cap is your best bet.
 

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Hey this works..on Bari I play a Berg metal, it's very slim, I have a simple metal 2 screw nickel-plate ligature, the thing is perfectly fitted, shaped somewhat like a 404, I think it's off a Guardala LT tenor mpc....fits like it was made for the berg bari stainlesss. I know a 404 would fit perfectly too as I use a 404 on my Tenor mpc.

Anyway I simply wrap a thick rubber band on a slim generic split plastic cap for a Rovner-type lig, mine might be for a tenor ?? .....this tightens the cap up enough to grip on my metal Berg baritone mpc.

Seems correct caps are becoming hard to find, and expensive..
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Btw..I have what you want, but it's mint and Silver-plated (stored in a baggie) and just way too pretty to use (drop).....I keep it for the apocalypse, but you can have it for $100....:whistle:
 

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Hey this works..on Bari I play a Berg metal, it's very slim, I have a simple metal 2 screw nickel-plate ligature, the thing is perfectly fitted, shaped somewhat like a 404, I think it's off a Guardala LT tenor mpc....fits like it was made for the berg bari stainlesss. I know a 404 would fit perfectly too as I use a 404 on my Tenor mpc.

Anyway I simply wrap a thick rubber band on a slim generic split plastic cap for a Rovner-type lig, mine might be for a tenor ?? .....this tightens the cap up enough to grip on my metal Berg baritone mpc.

Seems correct caps are becoming hard to find, and expensive..
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Btw..I have what you want, but it's mint and Silver-plated (stored in a baggie) and just way too pretty to use (drop).....I keep it for the apocalypse, but you can have it for $100....:whistle:
The Rubber Band is a good idea, thanks!

I would totally take you up on that $100 offer, but the silver plating would clash with the rhodium plating of my mouthpiece, so I sadly and regrettably have to refuse.
 

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Well a DG (guardala-type) tenor cap works too and looks better than the rubber banded Rov thing.

But I won't rob my DG for it's cap, and the only other one I have is on my Vigilante tenor mpc.

I saw the Plastic tenor caps that would work on eBay for 12 Bucks.
 
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